Mount Sinai Hospital (Chicago) | BirthGuide Chicago

Mount Sinai Hospital (Chicago)

Address:
1500 S. Fairfield Ave
Chicago, IL 60608
(773) 542-2000

Hospital | Doctor-attended birth

  • Large (between 1600 and 4000 births per year)
  • Perinatal Level III

Outcomes:

Overall C-Section Rate (risk adjusted) - 32.5%

As compared to Chicago-area hospitals, this rate is:
Among the LOWEST
low
MEDIUM - LOW
med-low
MEDIUM - HIGH
med-high
Among the HIGHEST
High

Primary C-Section Rate (risk adjusted) - 17.2%

As compared to Chicago-area hospitals, this rate is:
Among the LOWEST
low
MEDIUM - LOW
med-low
MEDIUM - HIGH
med-high
Among the HIGHEST
High

instrumental delivery rate - Too few cases to rate

As compared to Chicago-area hospitals, this rate is:
Among the LOWEST
low
MEDIUM - LOW
med-low
MEDIUM - HIGH
med-high
Among the HIGHEST
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VBAC Rate (risk adjusted) - 22.2%

As compared to Chicago-area hospitals, this rate is:
Among the HIGHEST
High
MEDIUM - HIGH
med-high
MEDIUM - LOW
med-low
Among the LOWEST
low

Exclusive Breastfeeding Rate - 20.7%

As compared to Chicago-area hospitals, this rate is:
Among the HIGHEST
High
MEDIUM - HIGH
med-high
MEDIUM - LOW
med-low
Among the LOWEST
low
  • Number of VBAC deliveries per year- 92
  • Epidural Rate - 70%
  • Overall Induction Rate - 15%
  • Early Elective Deliveries - 0 %
  • Episiotomy Rate - 2.9%

COMMENTS ON OUTCOMES

The hospital supports the patient’s choice in pain control, facilitating natural childbirth techniques as well as epidural anesthesia.

Maternity Care Overview

“Mount Sinai Hospital delivers quality healthcare with family-centered maternity services in a warm, comfortable setting to provide a safe, healthy and positive birthing experience for every new mother and her child. Our staff offers women the support they need throughout all phases of pregnancy, labor, delivery, recovery, and the postpartum period. The care team is prepared to take care of mothers and babies in every circumstance, from routine births to high-risk deliveries, including immediate access to a Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.”

“Mount Sinai Hospital’s services include:

Unit Tours
Moms-to-be will receive a tour of the hospital, learn about what to expect during pregnancy and childbirth, and learn more about caring for a newborn.

Labor and Delivery
Our Level III NICU provides the highest level of care available for newborns—and it just steps from the delivery room. Our neonatologists are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Mount Sinai Hospital strives to make each new mother’s delivery experience safe, comfortable, healthy and as stress-free as possible. We offer:

  • Private rooms for delivery
  • Operating rooms for cesarean sections
  • 24-hour anesthesia coverage
  • Bilingual staff and Interpretive Services/VRI (Video Report Interpreting)
  • Onsite pediatrician and nurse specialists
  • Several private post-partum rooms
  • A welcome atmosphere for community physicians, midwives, and doulas”

 

INSURANCE

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Patient ​Acceptance ​Guidelines

Risk guidelines for accepting patients

As a Level III hospital, Mount Sinai Hospital is equipped to care for mothers and babies who need complex special care.

MATERNITY SERVICE TOURS

Moms-to-be will receive a tour of the hospital, and learn about what to expect during pregnancy and childbirth, and about caring for a newborn. Call (773) 257-6689 to learn more.To schedule a tour of the delivery and postpartum units, call (773) 257-6689.

MATERNITY CARE CERTIFICATIONS & AWARDS

Mount Sinai Hospital has received the Blue Distinction® Center for Maternity Care designation.

Last updated: May 5, 2021
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